Puerto Vallarta Things to Do

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  • 1. Malecon

    One of the most touristy, but truly beautiful things to do in Puerto Vallarta is to take a walk along the Malecon. Local artist display their paintings, there is often a sandcastle competition on the...

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  • 2. Old Town

    Old Town is definitely the place to be. You will feel like you are really in Mexico, unlike some the places with walled off beach areas to the north. Why go to Mexico if you don't want to experience...

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  • 3. Boat Cruises

    It sounds cheesy but it was a really great experience. If you want to have a "real" drink on the boatride there just ask for it. They have some snacks on the boat to tide you over. Don't buy the...

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  • 4. Downtown

    ... and when you do make certain that one of the things which you try is a gordita. A gordita is a hand-held piece of heaven, a puffy symphony to Mexican good taste. At some food stalls, cooks will...

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  • 5. El Eden

    "The Predator" movie set is a tourist attraction where you can see the helicopter that was blown up in the movie. I never liked the movie that much, but I must admit that the movie location in the...

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  • 6. Canopy Tour

    The Canopy Tour at El Eden lets you ride zip lines over the old set of the movie "Predator." The ride across twelve zip cables gets up to almost 50 miles per hour and the lines are up to 1500 meters...

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  • 7. Night of the Iguana

    Mismaloya, nice town with a very cozy beach, is also the place that director John Huston chose for the movie "The Night of the Iguana". The remains of the movie set and the forth that was built for...

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  • 8. Swim with Dolphins

    I always wanted to swim with the dolphins in Hawaii but for some reason never done it. So, in Puerto Vallarta, I saw an pamphlet in our hotel and thought it will be a great idea for me and my daughter...

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  • 9. Los Arcos

    Los Arcos is the name given to the three huge rocks just off shore near Mismaloya. The name Los Arcos (The Arches) comes from the arching caves and grottoes that have been carved out by time and the...

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  • 10. Bucerias

    Bucerias is a small fishing village filled with culture. Restaurants line the beach and overlook the water. they have great deals. We sat there for quite a while. We got 25 Coronas, 2 Margaritas and 2...

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  • 11. Whale Watching

    If you come to Vallarta between December and February and you have never gone whale watching, I would strongly recommend this kind of tour. There are already some whales in November (as they are just...

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  • 12. Horseback Riding

    I loved this excursion. They took us on an airconditioned bus up to a Ranch. When we got there they gave us some breakfast and let us get ready to go. Then they tought you what to do with the horses...

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  • 13. Vallarta Food Tours

    This is a great tour to get oriented with best Vallarta has to offer. I enjoyed it immensely and made some new friends. The mole, ceviche, tacos, soups, and...

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  • 14. Fiesta Night at Dreams Resort

    wonderful time.. games, mariachi band, contests, local dancing. It was rained out, so it was held in the resort ballroom. they had local vendors, so if you...

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  • 15. Strollers Dream

    Whether you are walking the cobblestone side streets, down the Malecon, or on the beach, all is relaxing in Puerto Vallarta. It is a relatively small area. If...

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  • 16. pub crawls

    is it just about meeting people? i was there (just got home yesterday) and there are plenty of bars in zona romantica. you could go out on your own or whomever...

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  • 17. The world's best sunset!!

    For me in Peurto Vallarta on the Flamingo Beach my number one activity was vegging out with either a Tequilla Sunrise, a Screwdriver or a Sol or one of each...

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  • 18. Banderas Bay Hover Tour

    This tour was fantastic! The tour began with a guided hike through a mangrove forest that was both educational and beautiful. We then met a local fishermen who...

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  • 19. Mud Rats Off Road adventures (dune buggy's)

    Hi,I wanted to get the word out that the “Mud Rats Dunne Buggy’s & ATV’s” company should be avoided at all costs. We had a wedding for our daughter down here...

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  • 20. Enjoy gorgeous sunsets!

    One of the best thing you can do in Puerto Vallarta is to be on the beach (or near the beach) at sunset. Sunsets are amazing here! I took this picture at sunset...

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  • 21. Get a massage!!!

    There are several places in town and on the beach that offer cheap 60 minutes massages. You will see signs on the beach inviting you to go for a massage. There...

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  • 22. Make sure you try "cafe de la olla"!

    If you happen to go to San Sebastian or to Masocta, make sure you try the "cafe de la olla" (rich, organic Mexican coffee laced with cinnamon and sugar). The...

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  • 23. Enjoy more than one beach!

    During your stay in Puerto Vallarta try to go to one of the beaches out of town at least once. We had the pleasure to enjoy several beaches during our vacation:...

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  • 24. Admire the sand sculptures

    I was really excited to see such nice sand sculptures on the beach. I saw several shows on TV where they show people preparing the sand and carving the...

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  • 25. The Malecon, Puerto Vallarta

    The Malecon makes for a very nice stroll while in Puerto Vallarta. The walk is very nice and easy and you will be rewarded with great views of the beach, the...

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